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Old 01-12-2019, 11:13 AM   #1
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I am a new full-timer as of 10 months ago. I have parked three months in one spot and want to know if anybody has any tips on rodent repellent. I have sealed up every hole that I can find but I am still getting signs of rodents in one storage compartment.
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Old 01-12-2019, 02:08 PM   #2
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Old 01-12-2019, 03:28 PM   #3
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sticky traps if you have an issue but I put pure Peppermint oil (Amazon) on cotton balls and put them around. An old timer camper told me about it. Moth balls work too but don't smell as good as Ive also heard that Irish Spring Soap bars work for deterring mice but never tried them. The peppermint is in my classic cars as well. Good Luck
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Old 01-12-2019, 03:32 PM   #4
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Old 01-12-2019, 03:50 PM   #5
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Snap traps are the only thing I've found that works.
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So Far,,,, we have had good luck with Irish Spring soap.. We cut it up in smaller pieces and put them in a sock or such so the smell comes out... We put them on top of the tires, in storage comp.. around the power cord,, any place critters can climb up... So far so good...
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Old 01-12-2019, 06:50 PM   #7
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Try a mouse trap pail placed inside or near your RV. They will keep catching mice w/o being checked and you can use used oil or antifreeze in cold climates and are easy to make.
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Here is a link to almost 200 prior thread discussing your problem. Their are many good suggestions to try.
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Old 01-12-2019, 09:39 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone. Great suggestions that I will be trying. I will post my results.
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I live in a rural area and rodents are a fact of life. Field mice, squirrels, etc. Had a squirrel get into my toy-hauler some years ago. It's ranging was rather limited. At the time I used Dial bar soap and after I cleaned up the acorn and chewed towel debris I put a bar of soap, in the wrapper, in various places. Never had a problem after that. Figured when my last cat died I would have issues but still OK. YMMV.
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